40 days in Brazil Itinerary

40 days in Brazil Itinerary

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40 days in Brazil Itinerary

Start: San Bernardino
Travel:  132 h
1
Mateiros
— 2 nights
Drive:  9 h 30 min
2
Alto Paraiso de Goias
— 1 day
+3
Bus + Subway + Bus + Fly:  10 h
3
Fernando de Noronha
— 1 night
Fly + Shuttle:  3 h 30 min
4
Porto de Galinhas
— 1 night
Shuttle + Fly:  6 h 15 min
5
Rio de Janeiro
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  1 h 30 min
6
Sao Paulo
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 30 min
7
Florianopolis
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
8
Cambara do Sul
— 2 nights
+3
Bus + Train + Foot + Fly:  8 h 45 min
9
Foz do Iguacu
— 5 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  9 h
10
Bonito
— 2 nights
Fly:  8 h 30 min
11
Curitiba
— 3 nights
Fly:  10 h 45 min
12
Corumba
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
13
Campo Grande
— 3 nights
Travel:  132 h
End: San Bernardino

2
nights
Mateiros

Mateiros ©
Mateiros translates into English as "Bushmen"--given the rugged nature surrounding the town of around 1,800 inhabitants, it's a highly appropriate label.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): take in the natural beauty of Fervedouro Buritizinho, then admire the sheer force of Formiga Waterfall, then admire the sheer force of Velha Waterfall, and finally explore the striking landscape at Serra do Espirito Santo. On the next day, explore the activities along Fervedouro do Ceica, then delve into the mystery of Fervedouro Mateiros, then take in the natural beauty of Fervedouro Mumbuca, and finally explore the striking landscape at Dunas do Jalapao.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Mateiros journey planner.

San Bernardino, USA to Mateiros is an approximately 132-hour travel. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from San Bernardino to Mateiros due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Alto Paraiso de Goias.

Things to do in Mateiros

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Serra do Espirito Santo
Highlights from your plan
Dunas do Jalapao ©
Dunas do Jalapao
Serra do Espirito Santo ©
Serra do Espirito Santo
Velha Waterfall ©
Velha Waterfall

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Alto Paraiso de Goias

Alto Paraiso de Goias ©
Developed from a 19th-century cattle ranch, Alto Paraiso de Goias serves as the major gateway to a World Heritage-listed national park known for containing some of the world's oldest natural rock formations.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Catarata dos Couros, walk around Santuario Ecologico Vale Dourado, and then explore the striking landscape of Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Alto Paraiso de Goias trip itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Mateiros to Alto Paraiso de Goias in 9.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Time to Amazon Time is minus 1 hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Alto Paraiso de Goias

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros ©
Catarata dos Couros
Catarata dos Couros
Santuario Ecologico Vale Dourado ©
Santuario Ecologico Vale Dourado

1
night
Fernando de Noronha

Fernando de Noronha ©
With 21 lush islands scattered among pristine waters in the Atlantic Ocean, a Fernando de Noronha holiday is well worth the effort it takes to get there.
On the 12th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Leão, tour the pleasant surroundings at Baia do Sancho, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Cacimba do Padre, then get outside with Baia dos Porcos, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Conceicao Beach. On the 13th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Porto de Santo Antonio Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia do Cachorro, then enjoy the sand and surf at Fernado de Noronha Island, then enjoy the sand and surf at Atalaia Beach, and finally stroll through Praia do Sueste.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Fernando de Noronha trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Alto Paraiso de Goias to Fernando de Noronha takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Alto Paraiso de Goias to Fernando de Noronha due to the time zone difference. March in Fernando de Noronha sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 77°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Porto de Galinhas.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Baia do Sancho ©
Baia do Sancho
Praia do Sueste ©
Praia do Sueste
Baia dos Porcos ©
Baia dos Porcos

1
night
Porto de Galinhas

Porto de Galinhas ©
You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Cupe beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Muro Alto Beach, kick back and relax at Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach, then look for gifts at Nata Artesanato, and finally discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Porto de Galinhas trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Fernando de Noronha to Porto de Galinhas by combination of flight and shuttle takes about 3.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Porto de Galinhas. In March, daytime highs in Porto de Galinhas are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 77°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Muro Alto Beach ©
Muro Alto Beach
Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach ©
Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach
Cupe beach ©
Cupe beach

2
nights
Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro ©
Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
On the 15th (Sun), take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, kick back and relax at Praia de Ipanema, then enjoy the sand and surf at Pedra do Arpoador, then kick back and relax at Copacabana Beach, and finally get your bearings at Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil - CCBB Rio de Janeiro. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Escadaria Selaron, explore the activities along Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon, appreciate the history behind Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, then contemplate the long history of Parque Lage, then kick back and relax at Barra da Tijuca Beach, and finally get great views at Leblon Beach.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Rio de Janeiro road trip planning website .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Porto de Galinhas to Rio de Janeiro takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March in Rio de Janeiro, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 74°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Sao Paulo.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer ©
Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer
Copacabana Beach ©
Copacabana Beach
Praia de Ipanema
Praia de Ipanema

1
night
Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo ©
Don't let the city's nickname--"Land of Drizzle"--dampen your spirits during a trip to Sao Paulo.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): stroll around Parque Ibirapuera, then admire the masterpieces at Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP, then shop like a local with Paulista Avenue, and finally savor the flavors at Mercado Municipal de São Paulo.

For ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Sao Paulo trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Paulo in 1.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in March, things will get a bit cooler in Sao Paulo: highs are around 81°F and lows about 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Florianopolis.

Things to do in Sao Paulo

Shopping Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Parque Ibirapuera ©
Parque Ibirapuera
Paulista Avenue ©
Paulista Avenue
Mercado Municipal de São Paulo ©
Mercado Municipal de São Paulo

1
night
Florianopolis

Florianopolis ©
Divided between island and mainland, the distinctive city of Florianopolis charms visitors on first arrival with its impressive skyline.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Paróquia Nossa Senhora da Imaculada Conceição, then enjoy the sand and surf at Praia Mole, then kick back and relax at Jurere Beach, and finally take a stroll through Santo Antonio de Lisboa.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Florianopolis day trip site .

Traveling by flight from Sao Paulo to Florianopolis takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In March in Florianopolis, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 69°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Cambara do Sul.

Things to do in Florianopolis

Historic Sites Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Santo Antonio de Lisboa ©
Santo Antonio de Lisboa
Praia Mole ©
Praia Mole
Jurere Beach ©
Jurere Beach

2
nights
Cambara do Sul

Cambara do Sul ©
Perfectly placed for exploring the dramatic landscape surrounding it, Cambara do Sul has developed into a major hub for ecotourism.
On the 19th (Thu), take a memorable tour with Tours, then take in the dramatic scenery at Cascata dos Venancios, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at National Park of Aparados da Serra. Here are some ideas for day two: take in breathtaking views at Canion Fortaleza Cambara do Sul and then take in breathtaking views at Itaimbezinho Canyon.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Cambara do Sul road trip planner .

You can do a combination of bus and taxi from Florianopolis to Cambara do Sul in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Foz do Iguacu.

Things to do in Cambara do Sul

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trip

Cascata dos Venancios
Highlights from your plan
National Park of Aparados da Serra ©
National Park of Aparados da Serra
Canion Fortaleza Cambara do Sul ©
Canion Fortaleza Cambara do Sul
Itaimbezinho Canyon ©
Itaimbezinho Canyon

5
nights
Foz do Iguacu

Foz do Iguacu ©
A gateway to the world-renowned Iguacu Falls, which spectacularly divide Brazil and Argentina, the modern, high-rise city of Foz do Iguacu can't help but play second fiddle to the natural wonder in its vicinity.
Foz do Iguacu is known for nature, zoos & aquariums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the sheer force of Iguazu Falls, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Igreja Batista de Tres Lagoas, admire the engineering at Itaipu Dam, and glide peacefully along the water with categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_best_stand_up_paddleboarding_in_the_area.

To see more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Foz do Iguacu trip maker.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Cambara do Sul to Foz do Iguacu in 9 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. March in Foz do Iguacu sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 66°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Bonito.

Things to do in Foz do Iguacu

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Iguazu Falls ©
Iguazu Falls
Parque das Aves Bird Park ©
Parque das Aves Bird Park
Itaipu Dam ©
Itaipu Dam

2
nights
Bonito

Bonito ©
A popular hub of ecotourism, Bonito offers plenty of attractions and activities for visitors in search of an adventurous, nature-filled holiday in Brazil.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): walk around Balneario Municipal, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Aquario Natural, take a memorable tour with Tours, then explore the fascinating underground world of Gruta do Lago Azul, and finally stop by Casa do Vidro. Here are some ideas for day two: observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquario de Bonito and then admire the sheer force of Estancia Mimosa Ecoturismo.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Bonito day trip website .

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Foz do Iguacu to Bonito in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Foz do Iguacu to Bonito. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Curitiba.

Things to do in Bonito

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Aquario Natural ©
Aquario Natural
Zipline

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nights
Curitiba

Curitiba ©
The word "Brazil" isn't often mentioned in the same breath as "excellent urban planning"--except in Curitiba.
Curitiba is known for parks, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Jardim Botanico de Curitiba, head outdoors with Estrada Da Graciosa, admire the masterpieces at Museu Oscar Niemeyer, and walk around Parque Barigui.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Curitiba trip planning site .

You can fly from Bonito to Curitiba in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Amazon Time (AMT) to Brasilia Time (BRT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. March in Curitiba sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 63°F at night. On the 31st (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Corumba.

Things to do in Curitiba

Parks Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Jardim Botanico de Curitiba ©
Jardim Botanico de Curitiba
Museu Oscar Niemeyer ©
Museu Oscar Niemeyer
Tangua Park ©
Tangua Park

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nights
Corumba

Corumba ©
Corumba, a gateway to the world's largest tropical wetlands, offers plenty to go with the natural sights that surround it.
Corumba is known for scenic drive, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Memorial do Homem do Pantanal, don't miss a visit to Forte Junqueira, deepen your knowledge of military history at Forte Coimbra, and explore the world behind art at Artizu Casa de Escultura.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Corumba trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Curitiba to Corumba with the Route module. Traveling from Curitiba to Corumba, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Curitiba in March; daily highs in Corumba reach 89°F and lows reach 74°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Campo Grande.

Things to do in Corumba

Museums Historic Sites Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Museu de Historia do Pantanal ©
Museu de Historia do Pantanal
Estacao Natureza Pantanal ©
Estacao Natureza Pantanal
Igreja Nossa Senhora Auxiliadora ©
Igreja Nossa Senhora Auxiliadora

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Campo Grande

Campo Grande ©
Built on agricultural traditions, Campo Grande has grown rapidly, from a rural village in 1875 to a thriving metropolis of more than 800,000 people.
Campo Grande is known for parks, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at Shrine of Nossa Senhora do Perpetuo Socorro, take in the spiritual surroundings of Arautos do Evangelho, take in nature's colorful creations at Horto Florestal, and walk around Parque dos Poderes.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Campo Grande day trip planning site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Corumba to Campo Grande. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Corumba in April, with highs in Campo Grande at 84°F and lows at 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Campo Grande

Parks Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Parque das Nacoes Indigenas ©
Parque das Nacoes Indigenas
Arautos do Evangelho ©
Arautos do Evangelho

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